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Old 02-28-2008
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Running a 78-79 Bronco tank

Anyone seen someone use a 78-79 Bronco Tank? BroncoGraveyard.com has a 25.5 gallon tank that is plastic, 12" deep.

I was thinking I could use it and fiberglass the stock pump on top and close off the other pump hole. I think it will even fit between the frame.

http://broncograveyard.com/bronco/i-..._79_bronco.htm



Discuss? Might just be better to buy a cell but I want to have a bigger tank, cells over 20Gallon are down right $$$
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Buy a fuel cell... the fuel pump assembly is spring loaded and is designed to be a "press fit" against the bottom of the tank. You need something about 10" deep and I am working on an adapter for the factory fuel pump assembly, so that all you have to do is have it tig welded onto a cell and bolt your pump assy right to it. If that doesnt make sense, ill try to better explain later, im tired, didnt get but 4 hours of sleep last night... bare with me.
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Oh I was jsut under the impression the pump needed 10" so it could be more...

Press fit makes sense.

How much are the adapters going to be running?
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Buy a fuel cell...


I don't think the Bronco tank will fit between the frame rails......I have replaced tanks on my brothers '78 Bronco and that sucker is wide, heavy, and bulky.......
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its 31x25x12 it would fit between the rails.
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How much are the adapters going to be running?
hes making me one too..he said no more then 100 i think..
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Bronco 2 tanks fit between the rails as well considered one of those? Not sure how many gallons they hold though.
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yeah i have... but there is something about them that wouldnt work for what i want
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